Cardinals Stay Undefeated After Late-Game Heroics From Kevin Kolb Help Beat Dolphins in Overtime


Cardinals Stay Undefeated After Late-Game Heroics From Kevin Kolb Help Beat Dolphins in OvertimeThe Cardinals are undefeated in 2012. It's still only week four, but who saw this coming?

Arizona squeaked by the Dolphins on Sunday to lay claim to their fourth victory of the season. Jay Feely won it in overtime with a 46-yard field goal, but the play of the day was a 15-yard touchdown pass from Kevin Kolb to Andre Roberts on fourth-and-ten with just 29-seconds left in the fourth quarter to tie the game.

Kolb is maturing into a viable starting quarterback before our very eyes and had his best game of the season with 324 yards passing and three touchdowns with two interceptions. That was while getting constantly bombarded by Dolphins defenders, who sacked Kolb eight times. If the Cardinals have a downfall this season, it's their flimsy offensive line that let Cameron Wake record 4 1/2 sacks.

Dolphins rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill had quite a game himself, throwing for 431 yards and one touchdown against a very good Cardinals defense. Neither team was helped out much by their running game — the Dolphins ran for just three yards per carry, while the Cardinals carried the ball 15 times for 28 yards.

Brian Hartline might have had the most surprising performance of the day for the Dolphins. The fourth-year receiver caught 12 passes for 253 yards and a touchdown. Tannehill was keyed in on him all game.

Kolb wasn't even supposed to be the Cardinals' starting quarterback this year, but was forced into action when John Skelton went down in week one against Seattle. It would be tough for the Cardinals to go back to Skelton at this point.

The Cardinals are the surprise team of 2012.

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